8-year-old accused of bringing knife to Portsmouth school, threatening student

Posted at 5:54 PM, Jun 11, 2013

Portsmouth, Va.- A Portsmouth second grader has been accused of bringing a kitchen knife to school and threatening another student in the bathroom at Park View Elementary.

The incident was reported to the School Resource Officer on Tuesday at 10:10 a.m. and the knife was taken from the student who was taken into custody. He was released to his parents and no charges were filed.

They say a 9-year-old student said he was being threatened at knifepoint by the 8-year-old in the bathroom while they were between classes.

No injuries were reported and the school was never put on lockdown.

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